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Physical Therapy and Assistive Technology Syllabus

1st academic year

credits

subject

1st semester

2nd semester

Required course

General curriculum-core course

4

4

General curriculum-elective course

4

4

Chinese literature

     

2

Foreign Language

2

2

calculus

2

 

General Physics

 

3

General Chemistry

2

 

General Biology

2

2

General Biology Laboratory

1

1

Introduction to Biochemistry

 

2

physical education

0

0

Introduction to Physical Therapy

1

 

Introduction to Assistive Technology

 

1

Humanities and Life (I)(II)

1

1

Optional course

Physical Therapy Clinical Observation

1

 

Surface anatomy

 

2

Programming Design

1

 

Programming Design Laboratory

1

 

Introduction to Computer Science

2

 

Biostatistics

 

2

General Physics Laboratory

 

1

Organic chemistry

 

2

Military Training

2

2

total

Required credits only

15

22

Total credits

22

31

Note: Minimal 2 credits from “Information Technology filed” is required, i.e. students have to take either “Programming Design” or “Introduction to Computer Science.” “Programming Design” and “Programming Design Laboratory” have to be taken in the same semester.

 

2nd academic year

credits

subject

1st semester

2nd semester

Required course

General curriculum-core course

4

0

General curriculum-elective course

2

 

Medical Ethics

1

 

Anatomy

3

 

Anatomy Laboratory

3

 

Kinesiology

3

 

physical education

0

0

Manual Therapy

 

2

Manual Therapy Lab.

 

1

Physiology

 

4

Physiology Laboratory

 

1

Fundamental Physical Therapy

 

3

Fundamental Physical Therapy Laboratory

 

2

Therapeutic Physical Agents (I)

2

 

Therapeutic Physical Agents (I):  Laboratory

1

 

Advancing English

 

2

Humanities and Life ( III)(IV)

1

1

Optional course

Introduction to Public Health

2

 

Normal Growth & Development

 

2

Normal Growth & Development Lab.

 

1

Pilates for Rehabilitation(I)

 

2

Independent Study (Ⅰ)(Ⅱ)

1

1

Physical activity, Fitness and Health

2

 

Fundamental of Windows Programing

 

3

Machinery

 

2

Training of Daily Activities and Usage of Assistive Devices

 

2

Principles & Practice of Sensors

3

 

Military Training

2

2

total

Required credits only

20

20

Total credits

32

45

 

3rd  academic year

credits

subject

1st semester

2nd semester

Required course

Neurological Physical Therapy Assessment and Treatment(I)(II)

2

2

Neurological Physical Therapy Assessment and Treatment Laboratory(I)(II)

1

1

Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy Assessment & Treatment

4

 

Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy Assessment & Treatment Lab.

2

 

physical education

0

0

Introduction to Medicine(I)(II)

3

3

Therapeutic Physical Agents(II)

2

 

Therapeutic Physical Agents Laboratory(II)

1

 

Class Meeting

0

0

Optional course

Exercise Physiology

2

 

Introduction of Radiology

 

1

Pediatric Physical Therapy

2

 

Pediatric Physical Therapy Laboratory

1

 

Developmental Assessment Tools for Children

 

2

Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Assessment and Treatment

 

2

Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Assessment and Treatment laboratory

 

1

Physical Therapy Administration and Management

 

1

Pilates for Rehabilitation(II)

 

2

Spinal Manipulation

 

1

Orthopedic Physical Therapy II

 

2

Orthopedic Physical Therapy Lab II

 

1

Therapeutic Exercise

 

2

Exercise Testing and its Application

 

2

Introduction to Orthopedics

1

 

Introduction to neuromedicine

 

1

Introduction to pharmacology

 

1

Introduction to Needs Assessment and Prescription of Assistive Devices for the Disabled

 

4

Applied Mechanics

3

 

Applied Biomechanics

2

 

Principles of Sensors & Biomedical Application

3

 

Finite Element Method

 

3

Introduction of assistive technology

3

 

Virtual Reality:Theorems & Applications

3

 

Independent Study (III)(IV)

1

1

Training of Daily Activities and Usage of Assistive Devices

 

2

Introduction to Motor Control and Motor Learning

1

 

total

Required credits only

15

6

Total credits

37

34

Note: Students who intend to apply for exemption of “Advanced English”, please see Course Selection Guidelines of National Yang Ming University.

 

4th  academic year

credits(from academic year of 96)

subject

1st semester

2nd semester

Optional course

Clinical Practice in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation(Ⅰ)

4

 

Clinical Practice in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (Ⅱ)

4

 

Clinical Practice in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (lll)

4

 

Clinical Practice in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (lV)

 

4

Clinical Practice in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (V)

 

4

Clinical Practice in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (Vl)

 

4

Clinical Practice in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (VIl)

 

4

Clinical Practice in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (VlII)

 

4

Evidence-based medicine

 

1

Evidence-based Practice in Physical Therapy

 

2

Advanced clinical physical therapy

 

2

Clinical Reasoning in Physical Therapy

 

2

Independent Study (V)(Vl)

1

1

Principle and Application of Virtual Instrumentation

 

3

Special Topic in Assistive Technology

 

2

Special Project in Assistive Technology

 

2

Application of PSoC on Mechatronic Assistive Devices

 

3

total

 

13

38